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Discussion on: Is rejection for a job becoming more normal or...?

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Quentin Sonrel

I was under the same impression (seeing more people getting their application rejected). I don't usually read that kind of articles but it would be interesting to gather context from them (country, age, experience, etc...) and see if there is some kind of pattern.

What's shocking to me is that all the developers I know IRL (me included) experience the opposite: they all find nice jobs really easily, and most of them (including me once again) are clearly average developers, nothing fancy that would make it especially easy to find a job.

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Spiro Floropoulos Author

Yeah very interesting! What part of the world do you live in?

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Quentin Sonrel

France, north-east of it, which is not even the best region to be in for tech-related jobs.

Other things that could be relevant: I'm 22 years old, most of the developers I know are between that age and late twenties, and most of them have less than 5 years of experience.

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Dylan Davenport

I need to move to France then! Where I live in the US is also not a heavy tech focused area but even with a few years experience under my belt most places won't even humor me with a phone call. Just the "you're not a good fit" email.

I'm lucky enough to currently have a full-time job but I'm looking to move to another company to make more money and learn more and its proving quite difficult.